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    Canadian pilot for NFC public transport solution

    December 8th, 2015

    Canadian NFC mobile wallet service Suretap and TSM provider EnStream have completed a proof of concept trial with public transport agency Société de transport de Montréal (STM) that enabled transit passengers to pay fares using their smartphone.  More

    Scotiabank expands availability of NFC mobile wallet service

    October 7th, 2015

    Canada’s Scotiabank has expanded the reach of its SIM-based NFC mobile wallet service to four additional mobile network operators by connecting to EnStream, the joint venture between carriers Bell Mobility, Telus and Rogers Communications that… More

    Canadian carriers MTS and SaskTel launch NFC payments with TD Bank

    May 14th, 2015

    MTS and SaskTel have become the latest Canadian mobile network operators to launch NFC mobile payment services using EnStream, the joint venture between Bell Mobility, Telus and Rogers Communications put in place to act as… More

    NFC security strategies: webinar slides now available

    February 5th, 2015

    The slides from NFC World’s recent Evaluating NFC Security Strategies webinar are now available in the NFC World Knowledge Centre. A recording of the hour-long presentation, in which speakers from SIMalliance and Enstream explain how to select the right security strategy for your NFC service, is also available.

    Evaluating NFC security strategies webinar: See it now on NFC World+

    January 21st, 2015

    NFC World’s “Evaluating NFC security strategies: The role of the secure element in the evolving NFC landscape” webinar is now available to view online. 749 people registered to attend the live event, and participants gave… More

    Join NFC World for a free webinar on NFC security strategies

    December 11th, 2014

    The next event in NFC World’s free educational webinar series will be held at 15:00 GMT on Tuesday 20 January and will focus on how to select the right security strategy for your NFC service…. More

    BlackBerry wins NFC provisioning deal in Canada

    June 12th, 2014

    Enstream, the NFC platform provider set up by Canadian carriers Bell, Rogers and Telus, has selected BlackBerry to provide it with a secure platform that financial institutions will be able to use to provision payment… More

    EnStream picks Bell ID TSM for NFC in Canada

    April 10th, 2014

    Canadian carrier-owned TSM provider EnStream is to use Bell ID’s Trusted Service Manager platform to provision and manage secure applications on consumers’ NFC devices. The joint venture between Bell Mobility, Telus and Rogers Communications operates a… More

    Desjardins to offer NFC payments in Canada

    August 12th, 2013

    Canadian cooperative financial group Desjardins is to roll out NFC payments to members and clients in 2014, using a mobile payment application developed by Monitise. EnStream, a joint venture formed by Canada’s mobile network operators,… More

    SecureKey signs with Enstream to provide mobile credentials

    February 24th, 2013

    Customers of Canadian mobile operators Bell Mobility, Rogers and Telus will be able to use NFC for secure authentication and identification after the EnStream mobile commerce joint venture signed a deal with credential issuer SecureKey. SecureKey recently… More

    RIM picks Bell ID for NFC token management

    January 22nd, 2013

    “We selected Bell ID for their broad experience within multiple vertical markets and proven technical ability to manage infrastructure complexity,” says Andrew Bocking, senior vice president of software product management at RIM. More

    RIM gets Visa NFC certification

    January 16th, 2013

    Visa has approved Research In Motion’s Secure Element Manager (SEM), a backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM cards installed in all types of NFC-capable mobile devices. SEM is being used by Canadian carrier joint venture EnStream to manage secure credentials on NFC phones.

    NFC Forum adds 22 new members

    November 27th, 2012

    New companies joining the NFC standards body include Acer, Bell Mobility, China UnionPay and Lenovo. Qualcomm has upgraded to sponsor level and Kovio to principal level membership. More

    RBC to launch NFC in Canada

    October 24th, 2012

    Royal Bank of Canada is preparing to launch a mobile wallet service “within the next month”, the bank’s Dave McKay has told Reuters. “We’re almost there; it’s close,” McKay explained. “It’s going to be out… More

    RIM to manage Canadian NFC secure elements

    October 22nd, 2012

    The BlackBerry maker has been selected by Canadian carrier joint venture EnStream to handle secure credential management for SIMs used in both Android and Windows smartphones as well as its own BlackBerry NFC devices. More

    Enstream sells off Zoompass wallet

    October 17th, 2012

    Canadian mobile network operator-owned NFC provider Enstream has sold its Zoompass mobile payments service to Paymobile, a financial technology company that provides program management services for a range of open loop prepaid and virtual card… More

    Canadian carriers to launch NFC payments ‘within six months’

    April 25th, 2012

    Negotiations between Canada’s telecoms companies and banks are in the final stages and mobile network operator Rogers Communications expects to launch a mobile wallet service within six months, Reuters reports. “In Canada, we are more ready… More

    Rogers Wireless applies for Canadian banking license

    September 8th, 2011

    The mobile network operator says it doesn’t plan to become a bank but it is “actively looking at the mobile payment category” and has applied for the license in order to “pursue a niche credit card opportunity”. More

    RIM’s NFC plans hit resistance from mobile network operators

    March 18th, 2011

    Research in Motion is meeting with resistance from mobile network operators over its plans to offer NFC services via near field communication chips embedded in forthcoming BlackBerry handsets, the Wall Street Journal reports. “The dispute… More

    NFC news in brief • 10 Jan 2011

    January 10th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: ATM top-ups for travel cards • Visa adds mobile app • New boss for Mobey Forum • Washington Metro to go contactless • Square worth $200M? • Madrid picks Mifare Desfire EV1 • Think&Go NFC gets funding • Enstream adds Western Union to Zoompass • All Google staff to get NFC phones? More

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